This is R’s all-inclusive package for visualization and analysis of publicly available soccer data.
This package aims to provide people interested in football analysis and visualization a platform to learn about it while also learning a new language at the same time. This package is designed to work with free soccer data and, for now, include:
Let’s get you started with the package!
Getting Started With ggshakeR
First things first, install R and RStudio. R is the actual language while RStudio is the IDE that will help you work with the R programming language in a nice way.
Here are links to download both:
OK, now how do you get ggshakeR into RStudio?
First install the devtools package:
After that, write the actual code to install ggshakeR:
There were many BIG changes made in version 0.2.0. Do note that the changes are permanent and will be the standard going forward. So please take the time to read the Guide to Version 0.2.0 Vignette and the package documentation carefully so that you can transition over to the new argument syntax and make use of the new functionality that version
0.2.0 (and beyond!) will provide. If you want to go back to version
0.1.2 after you’ve already installed
0.2.0 (because you’re not yet ready to edit your scripts to the new syntax or whatever), you can re-install version
0.1.2 by running this:
Now the package is installed, but it’s not in your session just yet! When a package is in a session means you can actually use the package:
And that’s it you’re done!
We hope you have fun!
Here are some helpful links to get you started with the package:
Thank you to StatsBomb and Ewan Henderson for their respective packages. A big thank you to Ninad Barbadikar for creating the beautiful logo and helping with the package in general. Thank you Jase Ziv for your help and your package WorldFootballR from which this took inspiration from.
Contact and Support
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Owner and Creator: Abhishek Amol Mishra
Authors: Harsh Krishna & Ryo Nakagawara
- Torvaney and the ggsoccer package has been used in the package for creation of pitches. The use of this adheres to the MIT License provided.
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